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What You Should Know About IVF

"IVF is very advanced today and most couples will eventually conceive if they can persist." Dr. Serena Chen discusses the IVF process, including testing and medication, as well as provides insight on a very important question: how long does it take to get pregnant with IVF?

Work-Life Balance: The Mompreneur helping other Moms

At two months pregnant, a management shake-up at work left Georgene Huang jobless. As she traveled from one interview to another, Fairygodboss was born out of her need to ask questions on unfairly stigmatized subjects and find the information that no one was giving.

The risks of conceiving with an IUD

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the Soroka University Medical Center have found that conceiving while using an intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) carries specific risks both for the baby and the mom.

Overcoming Male Infertility and Sperm Defects

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) has become a widely used treatment for overcoming male factor infertility issues. Dr. Jamie M. Knopman, Director of Fertility Preservation at CCRM New York discusses ICSI with Dreaming of Baby.

Preserving Your Fertility – Why, How, When

Fertility preservation is a way to pause your reproductive biological clock by saving eggs, sperm or reproductive tissue for later use. Dr. Lee Caperton, from Caperton Fertility Institute, discusses fertility preservation with Dreaming of Baby.

Trying to Conceive: The Power of Acupuncture

Belief in your body's innate power plus a little help from alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, can greatly assist you when trying to conceive. Dreaming of Baby discusses alternative therapies with Aimee Raupp.

Ibuprofen – Widely Used Pain Reliever Disrupts Male Fertility

Ibuprofen, available as Advil and Motrin, is a widely used over-the-counter pain reliever. A link has now been found between ibuprofen and male infertility.

The Other Approach: Natural-Cycle IVF

Natural-Cycle IVF involves the extraction of an individual egg without the usual medical stimulation to create multiple eggs as happens in standard IVF. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Michelle Katz, LPN MSN.

The Parentprenuer Determination to Succeed

Debra Cohen left her job to be with her daughter full-time. With an office at home also doubling up as a playroom, Debra managed to build her business whilst still being there for her daughter's every milestone. She shares what she's learned with Dreaming of Baby.

Focus and the Mompreneur

Platforms to assist freelancers find jobs didn't cut it for Irina Lunina, so she decided to create her own. Irina speaks with Dreaming of Baby about the tenacity required in pursuing mompreneurship. 

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